Celebrate 2012 With Pacific’s Edge Winemaker Series in the Legendary Wine Room!
Pacific’s Edge Welcomes Justin Baldwin for an Evening With The Wines of JUSTIN Vineyards and Winery Thursday, April 19, 2012
CARMEL, CA (March 16, 2012) Pacific’s Edge at Hyatt Carmel Highlands,120 Highlands Drive, Carmel, Wine Director Paul Fried announced today the third dinner in its 2012 Winemaker Series that is taking place in Pacific’s Edge legendary wine room.
Third Winemakers Dinner of 2012:
Save the date of Thursday, April 19th beginning at 6:30 p.m.! Pacific’
The winery is located in the Paso Robles appellation of California’s Central Coast. The region’s first grapes were planted in 1779 by Franciscan missionaries and today are home to the third highest concentration of wineries in the United States. Their desire is to make world class wines that reflect the unique soils and climate of their California Central Coast property. Emphasis is placed on making Bordeaux-style blends and single varietals, combining Old World tradition with New World techniques.
Menu and wines include:
• Dayboat Scallop Ceviche trout caviar, blood orange
• 2010 Sauvignon Blanc Paso Robles
• Skate Wing white wine caper sauce, truffle gnocchi, haricot vert
• 2009 Chardonnay Paso Robles
• Sonoma Duck applewood smoked, chanterelle, swiss chard, truffle emulsion
• 2008 Isosceles Paso Robles
• Dry-Aged Ribeye rocola arugula purée, pine nuts, «pomme anciene», parmigiano reggiano, sauce bernaise
• 2009 Savant Paso Robles
• Bittersweet Chocolate Panna Cotta port balsamic, bing cherries, crème fraîche, pistachio
• 2009 Obtuse Portm Paso Robles
Cost is $110 per person plus tax and gratuities. Reservations required. Please contact Pacific’s Edge at (831) 622-5445 or visit www.pacificsedge.com.
Additional dinners include:
• Thursday May 3 - Pride Mountain
• Thursday, June 21 - A Farewell to Foie
Background on Pacific’s Edge:
Pacific’s Edge is an award winning, glass-walled restaurant with spectacular ocean vistas. Our “California Coastal” cuisine provides the freshest local ingredients, meats and seafood, with dishes that meld a seasonal focus with sophisticated comfort food in a convivial ambiance that makes it appealing for everyday dining or any special occasion. Pacific’s Edge has received AAA 4 Diamond awards year after year, and has been named one of the Top 100 Restaurants in the United States by Zagat and one of the Top Ten Restaurants with a View by USA Today. Wine Spectator has lauded our wine list throughout the years with both Grand and Best of Award of Excellence awards.
Paul Fried Wine Director:
With more than fifteen years of expertise in all facets of wine and personnel management in the country’s top restaurants, Fried brings a refreshing and creative approach to the wine program at Pacific’s Edge. Boasting extensive experience with top resorts with four-star, four-diamond restaurants, including Marinus Restaurant at Bernardus Lodge and L’Auberge de Sedona in Arizona, Fried was most recently Director of Wine for the ultra-luxe St. Regis Deer Crest Resort in Park City, Utah. There he was responsible for over half a million dollars in wine inventory, created an award-winning wine list, and spearheaded a training and an education program for all line and sommelier staff.